Category Archives: Drama

The Help

Release 2011

Genre Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Director: Tate Taylor
Writers: Tate Taylor, Kathryn Stockett
Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer, Jessica Chastain
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1454029/

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Side Effects

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Steven Soderbergh
Writers: Scott Z. Burns
Stars: Rooney Mara, Carmen Pelaez, Marin Ireland, Channing Tatum, Polly Draper
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2053463/

A young woman's world unravels when a drug prescribed by her psychiatrist has unexpected side effects.

Zulu

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Jérôme Salle
Writers: Caryl Ferey, Julien Rappeneau, Jérôme Salle
Stars: Orlando Bloom, Forest Whitaker, Tanya van Graan, Natasha Loring, Roxanne Prentice
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2249221/

The policemen, Ali Sokhela and Brian Epkeen, investigate a massacre during apartheid in South Africa, which apparently took place because a new illegal substance became available.

The Kings of Summer

Release 2013

Genre Comedy, Drama

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Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Writers: Chris Galletta
Stars: Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias, Nick Offerman, Erin Moriarty
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2179116/

Three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land.

Adore

Release 2013

Genre Drama

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Director: Anne Fontaine
Writers: Anne Fontaine, Christopher Hampton, Doris Lessing
Stars: Naomi Watts, Robin Wright, Xavier Samuel, James Frecheville, Ben Mendelsohn
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2103267/

A pair of childhood friends and neighbors fall for each other's sons.

Dom Hemingway

Release 2013

Genre Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Director: Richard Shepard
Stars: Jude Law, Luca Franzoni, Richard Graham, George Sweeney, Mark Wingett
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2402105/

After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.

The Congress

Release 2013

Genre Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Director: Ari Folman
Writers: Stanislaw Lem, Ari Folman
Stars: Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Jon Hamm, Paul Giamatti, Kodi Smit-McPhee
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1821641/

An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn't consider.

The Physician

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Drama

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Director: Philipp Stölzl
Writers: Jan Berger, Noah Gordon
Stars: Tom Payne, Stellan Skarsgård, Olivier Martinez, Emma Rigby, Elyas M'Barek
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2101473/

In Persia in the 11th Century, a surgeon's apprentice disguises himself as a Jew to study at a school that does not admit Christians.

Blood Ties

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

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Director: Guillaume Canet
Writers: Guillaume Canet, James Gray, Jacques Maillot, Pierre Chosson, Eric Veniard, Bruno Papet, Michel Papet
Stars: Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1747958/

Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.

The East

Release 2013

Genre Drama, Thriller

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Director:Zal Batmanglij
Writers:Zal Batmanglij, Brit Marling
Stars:Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgård, Ellen Page
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1869716/

IAn operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities changing dramatically after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.

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